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Gold Standard TEF
Lancaster is proud to announce we have been awarded the TEF Gold Award. This acknowledges the consistent delivery of outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.
Countdown to the 2017 Fine Art Degree Show
Opening on 20th June, come and see the inspiring, thought-provoking work from this year’s graduatesLearn More
FASS subjects top the Guardian league tables
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has several subjects in the top ten including Social Work in 3rd place, History which is ranked 5th and Criminology 6th.Learn More
In the world top 50
Lancaster University is ranked as one of the best places in the world to study Linguistics, Sociology and Theology, Divinity & Religious StudiesLearn More
PJ Harvey and Paul Muldoon – A Conversation
PJ Harvey will join Paul Muldoon on stage at the Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster, on Thursday July 6th to launch Lancaster Words, a three-day celebration of all things literaryLearn More
Flexible undergraduate degree schemes to explore interests beyond your chosen discipline
Taught and research Masters programmes in a wide range of subject areas
Study for a PhD in a thriving graduate community
Study for a masters or PhD by distance or blended learning
Find out more about our free online courses.
£2 million of postgraduate funding for 2017 in the Arts & Social Sciences
Dr Catherine Spooner (English and Creative Writing) was interviewed on BBC World Service’s The Why Factor about Goth subculture on 8th May. The interview was repeated on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio Wales on 9th May.
Professor Linda Woodhead (PPR) took part in 3 separate programmes on BBC Radio 4 over the Easter period. They were Start the Week, Easter Sunday Special: Religion in Rural Life and The World This Weekend.
Research by Robbie Love (ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science) was featured on two Radio 4 programmes - 'Google' in the series 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy and Not Your Usual Oral History.
Jenn Ashworth (English & Creative Writing) was featured on the 'How Short is a Short Story?' panel as part of BBC Radio 3's Free Thinking Festival. Listen here, http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04x67lw, to the short story the festival commissioned Jenn to write.
We are committed to producing articulate, reflective and industrious graduates.